French edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin paragraphus, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek παράγραφος (parágraphos). Doublet of paraphe.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pa.ʁa.ɡʁaf/
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Noun edit

paragraphe m (plural paragraphes)

  1. paragraph

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: paragraf

Further reading edit

Latin edit

Noun edit


  1. vocative singular of paragraphus

References edit

  • paragraphe”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paragraphe”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin